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Man charged with museum thefts

Essex Police officers have charged a man with the theft of artefacts from Museums in Essex and London.

Daniel Johnson, 32 from Canfield Road, Takeley near Bishops Stortford has been charged with theft at Stansted Mountfitchet Castle, the Maldon Combined Services Museum, Harlow Museum and the Clink Museum in Southwark, London.

All offences happened in March 2014.

He has been released on bail to appear before Magistrates in Colchester on May 7.